Monthly Archives: July 2017

Unique exhibition on ‘Traditional Head Gear of India’ underway at National Museum

Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Culture inspecting a traditional Indian head gear post inaugurating the exhibition

Incredible India is a mystique land of innumerable experiences. Like cuisine, India has rich diverse options even in traditional head gear options, which entices as a soft attractions both foreign and Indian tourists alike.  In fact, each phase of Indian history show some distinct or peculiar style of wearing pag for example; Maurya-Sunga period evidences show the tying of pag ...

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Air India ropes in ITDC for skill upgradation of executives and cabin crew

(L-R) Sudha Chandra, Principal AIHTM; V Garg, CVO, ITDC; Piyush Tiwari, CMD, ITDC; Ashwani Lohani, CMD, AIR INDIA; Captain Soman, IFS, Air India

Mergers and acquisitions had been a part of the corporate world; yet the respective companies coming under one brand face plethora of issues and most of the times the said transition period registers slow or no growth. Here, setting a precedent, amid the  the Cabinet approval to Disinvestment the National Carrier Air India is making every possible effort to add a competitive edge ...

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Tourism latest casualty of India-China Stand-off? TAAI convention postponed; revised details to be announced soon

TAAI members now looks at the strategic diplomatic measures deployed by India-China to reshape the TAAI 2017 convention in Kunming City

Relations between India and China are seemingly at their lowest ebb in recent history over the Doklam border, a narrow plateau lying in the tri-junction region of India, Bhutan and China. The issue that is being worked out through diplomatic channels is being closely watched by the World including the office of USA President Donald Trump. Lately, USA had approached ...

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India’s ‘UIP’ to up fight against pneumonia: Nadda

India strives to ensure affordable healthcare for all- Nadda

In 2014, Modi Government made a promise to the people of India, to safeguard their health, to provide the men, women, and children of this country the best chance to survive and thrive. One of the key initiatives was to protect as many of our children against as many diseases as possible, with the introduction of new vaccines into the Universal ...

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A happy customer is best brand ambassador: Experience Hyundai with Gour Kanjilal

An eye opener account on consumer expectations and likely rewards on making them happy

India is a big market, where most of the global brands today are competing to win a sizeable market share and grow. But, then the dynamics of the Indian marketplace are changing so very fast. Here is a happy story by Gour Kanjilal, executive director, Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), who formerly retired from Ministry of Tourism and had represented ...

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Singapore India roadshows to ensure 1million Indian arrivals for third year in row

'Growing Tourism into Singapore together Roadshows' by STB across six cities in India in 2017

Singapore received more than one million Indian visitors in 2016 and it surely wants to ensure that the same feet is accomplished in 2017 as India continues to be the fourth largest source market in terms of visitor arrivals and third largest tourism receipts generating market for Singapore. Hence, to lure more Indian tourists, celebrate and strengthen growing B2B relationship,  Singapore Tourism ...

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Early intervention key to manage Down Syndrome

Children can overcome any hurdle- DS is like any other genetic hurdle.  Picture Courtesy: Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Sitting on a bench in a park at twilight with happy children playing and dancing all around. Their incessant energy and wish to explore things in vicinity, at times driving parents crazy. Every child has unique physical (morphological) features coupled with parents endeavour to make their child look the best. On the other side, there is another set of parents, ...

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IHG lures Indian travellers to Bali’s Seminyak Beach with promotional offers @Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo BaliSB_Neighbourhood Gallery Hero pic

Bali is a popular leisure tourism destination for Indian travellers. As a destination, Bali has always delighted guests with its ability to embrace the modern and traditional with a stylish and youthful zest — and nowhere is this more apparent than in Seminyak, a neighbourhood where the ocean breeze blends a fusion of village gamelan and modern house music. And indeed ...

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Sula plans to ‘Eclipse’ the premium whisky market

Sula plans to Eclipse premium whisky market

On track to sell a million cases of wine in 2018, the Nashik based, Indian winemaker- Sula Vineyards (Sula) has clearly shown the world the ambition it has to be a leader with diversified range of offerings in the business of spirits. Indeed! Sula is dead serious about the brand expansion. Having successfully ventured with Artisan Spirits into premium grape brandies with ...

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana reaches 2.5 crore women beneficiaries

Pranab Mukherjee handing over the LPG Gas Connection under the “Pradhan Mantri Ullwala Yojana to its Pradhan Mantri Ullwala Yojana to its 2.5th crore beneficiary

The 2.5 Croreth LPG Connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was given out to Gouri Sarkar of Raghunathgunj by President of India, Pranab Mukherjee in the presence of Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan and Abhijit Mukherjee, Member of Parliament in a function held on 15 July 2017 at Jangipur, West Bengal. This marked ...

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Skill India Mission aims to realise India demographic dividend

Intent shows importance of National Skill Development Mission to Modi Governments. File Picture: The Union Ministers, Uma Bharti, J.P. Nadda, Smriti Irani and Rajiv Pratap Rudy at the 2nd Anniversary Celebrations of the Skill Indian Mission, on the occasion of the World Youth Skill Day, in New Delhi on July 15, 2017.

With inauguration of 100 GST training centres, 51 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras and 100 Yoga training centres the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on 15 July 2017 celebrated the second anniversary of Skill India Mission on the World Youth Skills day. SKILL INDIA Mission is the brainchild of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. It was during his ...

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Majority of RTI’s pertaining to Land Records in India

The Secretary, Department of Land Resources, Dinesh Singh, the Chief Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission (CIC), Radha Krishna Mathur and the Information Commissioner, CIC, Yashovardhan Azad, during the seminar on ‘Land Records and Right to Information Act 2005’, organised by the CIC, in New Delhi on July 15, 2017.

The Central Information Commission (CIC) organised a seminar on “Land Records and Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005”, on 15 July 2017. Addressing the seminar, Chief Information Commissioner Radha Krishna Mathur said that almost half of the RTI queries received by the State Information Commissions relate to Land Records. He said Land Resources primarily being a State subject, it is incumbent ...

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